"Saint Petersburg" Saint Petersburg by mikelisaanna
Saint Petersburg Travel Guide: 3,621 reviews and 7,836 photos
We spent a week in Saint Petersburg at the end of the Summer of 2003. For a couple that grew up during the Cold War, the thought of going to Russia was a bit strange, but we were so glad that we made the trip! Saint Petersburg is awesome - it is one of the MUST VISIT places in the world. The imperial palaces were amazing, the churches were beautiful, and the Hermitage art museum topped them all. We spent 8 days in and around Saint Petersburg, but would have loved to have stayed longer. There are an incredible number of things to see and do.
- Pros:The Hermitage art museum, plus amazing palaces and churches.
- Cons:Weather - cold and damp
- In a nutshell:One of the world's treasures
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